NGA ISSUE LIBRARY

Our nation’s Governors are dedicated to leading bipartisan solutions that improve citizens’ lives. Through NGA, Governors identify priority issues and deal with matters of public policy and governance at the state, national and global levels. NGA teams work side-by-side with state leaders to identify challenges and develop solutions. View NGA products below, filterable by content type and topic.

Governors to Congress: Military Technicians Help Keep Our Country Safe

WASHINGTON— Today the National Governors Association (NGA) announced governors’ support for the legislation introduced by Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and ...
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Armed Forces

Governors strongly appreciate the efforts and sacrifices made by the men and women of the armed forces — active duty, ...
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Veterans Affairs

Governors strongly support providing services to our nation’s veterans and their families and urge the federal government to work with ...
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Governors Commend Defense Dept. For National Guard Bonus Review

WASHINGTON—The National Governors Association (NGA) today released the following statement on the Pentagon’s decision to cease collecting National Guard enlistment ...
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Testimony – National Commission on the Future of the Army

Joint Statement of Governor Terry Branstad, State of Iowa and Governor Mark Dayton, State of Minnesota On behalf of The ...
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FY 2016 Defense Authorization Conference Committee

The Honorable John McCain Chairman Committee on Armed Services United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Jack Reed Ranking ...
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Army National Guard Apaches

The Honorable John McCain Chairman Committee on Armed Services United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Jack Reed Ranking ...
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Army National Guard Budget

The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: The nation’s governors strongly oppose ...
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Army Commission

President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. President: The National Defense Authorization ...
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National Defense Authorization Act

The Honorable Carl Levin Chairman Senate Armed Services Committee Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable Howard “Buck” McKeon Chairman House Armed ...
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National Guard/Air Force Commission Hearing

The Honorable Carl Levin Chairman Senate Armed Services Committee Washington, DC 20510 The Honorable James Inhofe Ranking Member Senate Armed ...
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National Guard

The President The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Washington, D.C. 20500 Dear Mr. President: The nation’s governors strongly oppose ...
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